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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Yercaud by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Salem Junction (SA) Trivandrum Mail / ...

$14 - $26

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Salem

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Yercaud 224.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Yercaud 224.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  2. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Salem Junction (SA)

$38 - $137

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Salem Junction (SA)

$36 - $149

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Yercaud is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,500 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Yercaud is to train which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Yercaud is 267 km. The road distance is 359.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Yercaud without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Chennai to Yercaud, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Yercaud is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,500 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Yercaud is 359 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Chennai to Yercaud.

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Jet Airways, Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Madras Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Yercaud. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Yercaud.
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  • Distance: 167.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Yercaud, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Yercaud hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Yercaud every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Salem Junction (SA)
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Salem Junction (SA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Salem Junction (SA)
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Yercaud
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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